5 June 2009

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

secretary-general condemns deadly bomb attack in pakistan


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General condemns today's bomb attack in a mosque in the Upper Dir district of Pakistan, which reportedly killed at least 30 people.  He reiterates his rejection of such indiscriminate and reprehensible acts of violence, and extends his condolences to the families of the victims, and to the Government of Pakistan.

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